-tomy

noun combining form

Definition of -tomy

  1. :  incision :  section <laparotomy>

Origin and Etymology of -tomy

New Latin -tomia, from Greek, from -tomos that cuts, from temnein to cut — more at tome


Medical Dictionary

-tomy

noun combining form -t·o·my \t-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of -tomy

plural

-tomies

  1. :  incision :  section <laparotomy>


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